Board of Directors

The Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation Board of Directors comprises 9 distinguished members of the Washington State aerospace community.  Their expertise represents a diverse cross section of aerospace industries.  The nine-member Board is appointed by the Governor and consists of a nonvoting Chair and eight voting members. Board member service terms are for three years from the date of their appointment.

Board Members

Paul Applewhite
Founder, Applewhite Aero
CATEGORY: INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION  TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2018

Michael Bragg
Dean and Professor, University of Washington
CATEGORY: HIGHER EDUCATION TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2019

Karl D'Ambrosio

Director of Advanced Technology & Automation, Exotic Metals Forming Company LLC
CATEGORY: INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2018

Naveed Deen
Boeing Account Executive, General Electric
CATEGORY: INDUSTRY (LARGE) TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2019

Jean-Michel Hillion
Corporate Senior Vice President Boeing Programs, Safran Group and CFM
CATEGORY: INDUSTRY (MEDIUM) TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2018

CATEGORY: INDUSTRY (SMALL) Currently Open

Roger Myers
R Myers Consulting 
CATEGORY: BOARD CHAIR TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2018

Alex Pietsch
Associate VP, Corporate Relations, Washington State University 
CATEGORY: HIGHER EDUCATION TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2017

Ryan Rule

President, SPEEA, IFPTE Local 2001
CATEGORY: ORGANIZED LABOR TERM EXPIRES: JUNE 30, 2018

 

Individuals interested in serving on the JCATI Board of Directors may apply online through the Governor's website.